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Paraspora fruticulosa f. compressa (M'Calla ex Harvey) Heydrich

Publication details
Paraspora fruticulosa f. compressa (M'Calla ex Harvey) Heydrich 1908: 54

Published in: Heydrich, F. (1908). Das Melobesien genus Paraspora. Mittheilungen aus der Zoologischen Station zu Neapel 19(1): 51-68, 1 plate.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Paraspora is Paraspora fruticulosa (K├╝tzing) Heydrich.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Phymatolithon calcareum (Pallas) W.H.Adey & D.L.McKibbin ex Woelkering & L.M.Irvine

Basionym
Melobesia compressa M'Calla ex Harvey

Type information
Type locality: probably Roundstone Bay, Ireland. Notes: Type seeminly not designated, but type material of McCalla may be in TCD or DBN (Stafleu & Cowan 1981: 212; Woelkering et al. 2005: 395). Harvey's coralline algae may have not survived.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), small and shrubby.

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Source of current name
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxxviii, 1-762. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.

Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 02 October 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 December 2018.

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